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Unformatted text preview: continues to ask questions we see that his reasoning is not correct. Although there seems to be room for uncertainty in Euthyphro definition of what piety is, yet he shifts his definition of what is holy slightly, arguing that it is not just what the gods agree upon, since the gods tend to disagree, rather it is what is approved of by the gods. It is here that he broadens his definition of what piety, thus giving a more understandable and comprehendible answers; therefore giving his defense to his argument hoping that Socrates would now understand his logic. In defense of Euthyphro’s answer I would state that it is not only a matter what is holy and what is not holy, but rather the standard at which the “gods” have set holiness at. Therefore that would be the plumb line as to what would be good or bad, or in other words, the things that are acceptable or not acceptable....
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